May 9, 2017

Where Passion Meets Opportunity

Oakland High School honored with National Excellence in Action Award for mechatronics


Congratulations to Oakland High School for their 2017 Excellence in Action Award from Advance CTE in the Manufacturing Career Cluster. Oakland High School Assistant Principal John Marshall and Rutherford County Schools Career and Technical Education Coordinator Tyra Pilgrim accepted the honor at recent Advance CTE Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C. They credit industry, education and legislative partners for making the program possible. 

Click here to read more about Oakland's program.

Outcome for Oakland Class of 2017: 17 out of 18 students passed the Siemens level 1 exam!  
This class had the highest scores ever!

Background on the Siemens Program:
The Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program is a comprehensive industry skills certification offered together with partner schools worldwide. As a leader in high-tech manufacturing and complex technologies, Siemens has set the industry standard for training and certification in the complex systems integrating electrical, mechanical and computer engineering, better known as mechatronic systems. 

High-demand careers such as mechatronics play an ever-increasing role in technology: from your car to your household appliances, from public transportation systems to electric power generators, in short, almost every aspect of daily life.

Find out more about our Mechatronics Pathway Program and how your child can get started early. Or email us to find out about Pathway Programs and where they are offered.
Upcoming Events

Rutherford Works Health Care Council Meeting
May 10, 2017
8:00 AM

Rutherford Works Manufacturing Council Meeting

May 11, 2017
8:30 AM

Rutherford Works IT Council Meeting
May 17, 2017
8:00 AM

Rutherford Works Construction Council Meeting

May 18, 2017
8:00 AM

Reconnect Ambassador  Training

May 23, 2017
8:00 AM

Rutherford Works Supply Chain Council Meeting
June 7, 2017
8:00 AM
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